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CC Sports Legend Jerry Carle Passes Away

On Saturday night, former Colorado College football coach and athletic director, Jerry Carle, died at the age of 90. During his time here, Jerry had a tremendous impact on the college.

Jerry began his career at CC in 1948 as an assistant football coach before serving as head football coach from 1957-89. During a career that spanned parts of five decades, Jerry became the winningest coach in the history of Colorado College.  He was inducted into the CC athletics Hall of Fame in 1996 and the Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame in 2008.

Jerry Carle played a critical role in building the athletic program at Colorado College. He will be missed.

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